Meet the speakers

Kristen is passionate about the power of volunteering to make a difference to people and communities and has worked in the charity/non-profit sector for over 10 years. Kristen is currently Head of Volunteering at Sport England and has held that role for five years. She has led their national Volunteering Fund and worked on developing insight and projects to explore new approaches to increasing diversity and innovation in sport and physical activity volunteering. Prior to this Kristen led the Volunteering Development Unit at the National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) which led on influencing national volunteering policy and practice and coordinated Volunteers Week in England. She has authored a range of practical guides and training on volunteer management for organisations across sectors.